28. Sir Richard FORTESCUE of Punsbourne, Herts11 was born about 1416 in Shepham, Devon. Richard went to France in 1421 or 2. He was styled as "of Ermyngton", which was where his family seat, Wympstone, was situated. No doubt he joined his father in the French wars, but he was again in Devon before 1431. At his father's death in about 1435 he succeeded to his Hertfordshire estate of Punsbourne, or Ponsbourne, or Ponnysbourne, near Hatfield. Sir Richard fought under the Duke of Somerset on King Henry VI's side in the first battle of St. Albans, which was close to his home, and was killed.
Richard led to the branches at Punsbourne and Falkbourne
Sir Richard FORTESCUE of Punsbourne, Herts and Agnes DE WINDSOR of Windsor, Yealmpton, Devon had the following children: